December 8, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 39


Media report




NOTE: Deadline for submitting information is 10 days before News publication date. Institutions are listed with speakers from outside the Health Science Center.

December 11-17

Monday 11

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "Malignant Tumors in Children," orange team (MED: 309L)

7:30 a.m. General Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Melanie Richards (MED: 209L)

10:30 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Women’s Health Issues and Trends: Domestic Violence – Assessment and Interventions," Dr. Susan Mattson, R.N.C., associate professor, Arizona State University College of Nursing, Scottsdale, Ariz. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Physiology Seminar "Transgenic Mice that Hypersecrete Luteinizing Hormone: A Model to Study Pituitary Tumorigenesis," Dr. Rula Abbud, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif. (MED: 444B)

Tuesday 12

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Prophylactic Surgery in Diabetes," Timothy Ho, DPM (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Spina Bifida," Dr. Sarah J. Gaskill (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

9:00 a.m. Training Office "Library Pathways: Introduction to Library Services" (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Training "PubMed: Beyond the Basics" (Call 7-2400 to enroll.)

9:00 a.m. Training Office "Copy Machine Orientation," Marcos Garcia (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

10:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Health Information Management: Coding Updates – 2000 Changes," Lynn Marlow, LCM Enterprises Health Information Services (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Consequence-Based Treatments of Drug Abuse," Dr. Richard Lamb (MED: 409L)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Laboratory Technology Issues: Acquisition of a Laboratory Information System," Dr. Kenneth E. Blick, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "Signaling by ApoE Receptors in the Brain," Dr. Joachim Herz, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday 13

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Case Conf. (MED: 309L)

7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "The Renin-Augiotensin System: An Update," Dr. Hanna Abboud (MED: 409L)

Noon. Cellular & Structural Biology Seminar "Manipulating Telomere Length in Aging and Cancer," Dr. Woodring E. Wright, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (MED: 209L)

1:30 p.m. Briscoe Library Training "Ovid Tips and Tricks: Shortcuts & Advanced Features" (Call 7-2400 to register)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Environmental Services: Indoor Air Quality," James R. Allen, HCI Consulting, Aurora, Colo. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday 14

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds "Pathogens of Endometriosis," Dr. Craig A. Witz (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds "Peripheral Neuropathy Patients: What Tests to Order," Dr. David Saperstein (MED: 444B)

9:00 a.m. Training Office "More Library Skills for Support Staff" (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

Noon. Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary and Oncology Conf. (MED: 309L)

12:30 p.m. TNT "Pain Management: World Health Organization Analgesic Ladder," Dr. Dennis S. Pacl, Vista Care Hospice, San Antonio (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds "Update on Combined Modality Treatment for Locally Advanced NSCL," Dr. Charles R. Thomas Jr. (MED: 309L)

Friday 15

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Advances in the Management of Sickle-Cell Anemia," Dr. Linda Shaffer (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Spina Bifida – Orthopaedic Aspects," Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

Noon. TNT "Histotechnology: Basic Principles of Fixation," Dr. Barry Rittman, associate professor, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center (Call 7-2700 for information.)